Jul 8, 2013 1:00pm PDT
? the irs. imagine how convent prior to the 2014 elections, how convent for you to get a phone call from ther is and is say, by the way, mr. neil, i see here you are asking for tax breaks for your health insurance. we need more information. we need more -- >> neil: wouldn't the irs already know that? >> not necessarily. not a question they have. and basically you're sort of -- the irs just goes with your income, what you make and all that, and it's predicated on moneys you paid last year, not the year you're currently in. and the irs -- this will be an audit -- don't wants a out did during an election year so how convenient. we're going to take your record. >> neil: means there's no way to check whether someone is gouging the system. >> no way. >> neil: down the road there will be but in the meantime, if you're shrewd and you want to take advantage of this to the max and be covered on m m.r.i.s. how many do you think would do that? >> i think a lot of people would do that. people are still confused. everybody is confused about the health insurance issue. they don't know what is going on.
Jul 12, 2013 1:00pm PDT
much. >> with the healthcare law under fire, will volters fire democrats in the mid-term elections? to larry who is going to talk about the political fallout. larry, the employer mandate gets delayed by a year, conveniently just passed the 2014 mid-term elections. >> wow. wow. well, look, obamacare has never been popular in the population as a whole and it's been deeply unpopular with republicans since it was passed. that's never changed. it's still about where it was more or less in the public opinion poll. how does that affect mid-terms? mid-terms low turnout. who turn out? people who feel strongly about something like obamacare, we saw this in scott brown's special election to the senate in 2010 in the november 2010 mid-term elections when republicans won from the courthouse to congress. i think we're going to see it again in 2014, and those mid-term elections, especially in seven states where you have democratic u.s. senators seeking re-election. states upon by mitt romney, and nine u.s. house districts held by democrats, in districts carried by mitt romney. >> larry, talking a